Senior AML Officer


  • Full Time
Who are we?
OpenPayd is a leading global payments and banking-as-a-service platform for the digital economy. Through its API-driven technology, businesses can embed financial services into their products and create the seamless user experiences needed to drive business growth. 
OpenPayd’s platform removes the need to contract with multiple providers for different services and across different markets. Instead, businesses can access accounts, FX, international and domestic payments, and Open Banking services globally via a single API integration.  OpenPayd is committed to providing businesses with a fully compliant solution across all markets, leaving your business to focus on growth. 
Our Mission
Our mission is to ‘To open up banking and payments for business globally, through a modular platform’. We believe that all businesses regardless of their scale or industry should be able to leverage the best payment and banking services. We believe in providing our services through a simple, flexible, and scalable platform.
How are we building our teams?
We’re looking for self-starters who are experts in their fields and who are eager to learn new things. Our leadership places a high value on continuous development, both professional and personal. If you join the team, you’ll experience a fun and thriving office culture, with perks and events throughout the year.
At OpenPayd we know the diversity of thought is crucial for our team to flourish. That’s why we make sure diversity isn’t only considered when hiring, but is part of the process, with diverse hiring panels for every role. We are a workplace where everyone can come to work by themselves and be proud of who they are. Our team already speaks over 20 languages, and that number’s constantly growing. No matter where you’re from, we’ll do everything we can to make you feel at home. Our forums and inclusivity initiatives are designed to support our colleagues to share their ideas and give feedback on their experiences. And in all our offices we also offer flexible working arrangements.

How will you add to OpenPayd journey?

  • Assisting the Compliance Operations Manager & MLRO in the establishment and maintenance of effective money laundering systems and controls for the French Branch and ensuring such systems and controls comply with applicable local laws and regulations;
  • Preparing and submitting regular AML reports to regulatory authorities as required;
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date documentation of AML processes and activities;
  • Working closely with the Global Compliance Team to develop the second line of defence in the Company’s governance and internal control framework to ensure adequate compliance oversight, resources and risk management across the Company;
  • Collaborate with various departments such as legal, finance, operations, sales, customer success and HR to align compliance efforts with business objectives;
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the compliance program and related processes;
  • Conduct compliance risk assessments, drafting policies and procedures and providing reports to the MLRO;
  • Ensuring the Company is prepared for internal and external compliance audits and assessments;
  • Staying informed about changes in AML laws and regulations and communicate updates to relevant stakeholders;
  • Collaborating with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies when necessary;
  • Attending regulatory forums and industry meetings to keep up to date with industry standards and build trust with other industry players and regulatory or administrative bodies;
  • Performing additional ad-hoc compliance projects as may be require from time to time. 
  • The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, law, or related field.
  • 3+ years as an AML Officer or in a similar compliance role in the financial industry
  • A strong understanding of compliance regulations and risk management principles in France
  • Strong people skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in teams and on complex programs
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing and in particular to be able to present credibly and professionally to senior management
  • Able to build strong relationships with peers and business counterparts
  • Applicant must be a French speaker due to a role regulatory responsibility for AML in France
  • You must be comfortable to travel between Malta-UK (London)-France and work remotely (at the beginning) from France
  • Please ensure to submit your CV in English language. You will be operating in English speaking environment internally within OpenPayd.
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    We are looking forward to receiving your CV.
    OpenPayd Talent Team
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